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May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
supporters and opponents of russia in southern ukraine. we have the very latest from outside the white house this morning. she joins us now. good morning. >> jenna, good morning you to. the crisis in ukraine is growing worse by the day. friday was the deadliest in months. officials in the black seaport city of odesa tell nbc news that 42 people were killed when riots broke out between pro russian and pro kiev protesters, moef died after being trapped in a burning building. now there were reports of more fierce fighting to day in the eastern part of the country. the one piece of good news here is that pro russian insurgents in eastern ukraine released the seven military observers and five ukrainian assistants who had been held captain ive for a week. all this comes as president obama and the german chancellor held a meeting on friday and issued a stern warning to moscow. they would move forward with sector sectoral sanctions which are the sanctions against broad sectors of russia's economy if they interfere with the may 25th elections and if the situation on the ground continues to wors
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May 2, 2014 7:00am PDT
the white house today. the two leaders are expected to discuss tougher sanctions against russia over issues with ukraine. chancellor merkel is viewed as a pivotal figure in the standoff. >>> and a rockford, ohio, teen gives his great-grandmother the gift of a lifetime. austin dennison took his great-grandmother delores to his senior prom because she never got to go when she was in high school. this is great home video. start crying now, savannah. the two slow dancing together while the others looked on. an incredible gesture there. the night started with dinner at bob evans, one of her favorite places to go eat. the two, get this, they were home by 9:00 p.m. >> that's my dream night right there. >> just what her father said. better be home by 9:00. >> what a sweetheart. i just love that. what a great young man. he should be applauded. >> good man. >> not to mention he probably won all the girls after that. total ploy for the girls. >> should we turn to carson for the weather. >> no problem. let's check out the weather. >> exactly. there he goes. >> i don't know where to go. >> w
NBC
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
treaty between ukraine and russia. >>> no summer spike at the gas pump. in fact, prices are going down, way down. we'll tell you why, next. >>> so are your temperatures, which is relief for a lot of people. eight to ten degree dropoff for today. temperatures tumble even more so for your saturday and then we've got that rain chance on sunday. lots to go over in your changing forecast in moments. >>> and the changing commute this friday we expect a lighter volume. we see that in most spots, but the bay bridge, look, the metering lights are on and we'll show you the impact on the east bay, coming up. >>> a live look out at the city this morning isn't that nice? it's friday, may 2nd, this is "today in the bay." >>> a very good frooifriday mor you, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> breaking news overnight the driver of a subway that slammed into another train this morning said he applied the emergency brake after seeing a stop signal, but the train did not stop in time. as many as 200 people were hurt when two trains collided in south korea's capital. all of the injuries were minor. this pre
NBC
May 2, 2014 5:00am PDT
impose german sanctions on russia and closer to vladimir putin than obama and her role is something the white house will be likely asking for. >> interesting to see what they say, thanks, peggy. >>> we also continue to follow breaking news. officials say a preliminary investigation suggests distance control systems may have caused a subway crash in south korea's capital. the train slammed into a second train parked at the station as many as 200 people now have been hurt. most of those injuries, if not all of them are minor. investigators trying to figure out what caused that control system to malfunction. the accident, of course, comes just two weeks after that ferry sunk off the coast of south korea killing 300 people. since then, the government has been so heavily criticized about lax safety practices that the country's prime minister had to step down. >>> new this morning, a person had to be taken by helicopter to the hospital after he or she was hit by a car on a freeway off ramp, happened on the off ramp from eastbound 580 to east grant line road just before 3:00 this morning.
NBC
May 1, 2014 5:00am PDT
alert in response to russia. pro-russian forces have occupied some government buildings in eastern ukraine. the pro-russian militants are raising flags and city buildings taking over police stations. sky news is reporting forces have also taken over a weapons store filled with artillery and assault rifles. world leaders continue to try to influence what is happening in ukraine. just yesterday, the international monetary fund approved a two-year, $17 billion loan package for the country. >>> texas trying to steal the sriracha factory out of california. a texas state senator wants to move the factory to the lone star state and the popular sauce good for the economy. recently made headlines for its stinky odor. a southern california city had to declare it a public nuisance because the spices would get up in the air and irritate the noses. >> so many people love that sauce, too. >> not in your eyes, though. >> not recommended at all. >>> 5:22 right now. beyonce and jay-j to perform together this summer. tickets go on sale to a select few. what you need to do to qualify, next. >>> tonig
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Apr 30, 2014 4:00am PDT
demanding an annulment. >>> and in "the houston chronicle," russia suggests new way for u.s. to reach its space station. a trampoline. russian deputy prime minister there saying that u.s. sanctions against russia will boomerang, especially since nasa currently depends on russian rockets for transportation to the space station. >>> some other stories we're watching. new documents reveal why an italian court decided to find amanda knox guilty for a second time over the 2007 death of her roommate. the court alleges knox and her roommate fought over money the night of the murder, and the nature of the victim's wounds indicate multiple attackers. >>> it was a big day for our nbc news colleagues in los angeles. our bureau officially part of the brokaw news center. it's dedicated to longtime nbc veteran tom brokaw who started in l.a. as a local anchor back in 1965. >>> and a dead and rotting whale we show you here could soon explode. >> horrible. >> on a canadian island. why is it horrible? >> the poor whale. >> i know, that's true. it's one of nine, they believe, that were killed in a
NBC
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am PDT
. >>> follow the money. president obama returns from asia, and he puts the financial screws to russia. >>> plus, one step closer to the self-driving car. backlash growing for the father who pushed his kid too far. and a big honor for nbc's own tom brokaw. it's tuesday, april 29th. "early today" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. communities in the south are on high alert again today. a devastating storm that has killed at least 27 over the past two days threatens a one-two punch on hardest hit alabama and mississippi. areas like tupelo, mississippi, were a part of 16 counties reporting tornado damage, says emergency management there. they won't know the lives lost until later this morning. constance lambert returned to her tornado-ravaged home, thankful to find her dog alive after one twister. the same storm system killed at least 16 people in arkansas, oklahoma and iowa sunday. nbc's sarah dallof is in bessemer. >> reporter: it has been a long night, long morning for our emergency crews here who are still on the scene. now that the sun is coming up, they're able to get their
NBC
Apr 28, 2014 7:00am PDT
president's overseas tour. >> good morning, everyone. president obama announcing tough new sanctions on russia over the crisis in ukraine. nbc's peter alexander is in manila, philippines, where the president is wrapping up a week-long tour of asia. >> reporter: willie, good morning. those new sanctions will target vladimir putin's billionaire cronies and russian companies in what president obama described as a calibrated effort to change russia's behavior. president obama was welcomed here in the philippines today, the fourth and final stop in his weeklong asia tour. but it's the crisis in ukraine that keeps demanding the president's attention. >> we are keeping in reserve additional steps should the situation escalate further. >> reporter: in this region, u.s. officials signed a ten-year agreement to preposition fighter jets, ships and american troops at philippine bases. two decade after the u.s. controlled bases here were forced to shut down. after visiting troops here tomorrow, president obama will head back to washington. willie? >> all right, peter alexander in manila, thanks. >>> some n
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Apr 28, 2014 6:00am PDT
to levee new sanctions on russia today. he's going after the country's defense industry. >>> new sanctions against russia in the crisis in ukraine. we'll have the details. >>> changes to your weather forecast. not just yet but the warming trend starts today. tomorrow it really kicks in. record heat moving in and then fire danger wednesday into thursday. who could see the triple digits in your full forecast. >>> as those crowds continue to build, folks want to try to cross the bay and cross the bridges. how that is affecting the nimet and the span. >>> live look at the opening bell. some days really interesting on wall street. this is not one of those days. yeah, it's monday. there you go. there's the nyse over on the nasdaq, as well. equally uninteresting. today is monday, april 28th and this is "today in the bay." >>> not for those people, though. >> no. >>> good morning to you, thanks for joining us. i'm lorry garcia-cannon. >> i'm scott mcgrew. president obama announcing new sanctions against russia and "today's in the bay" tracie potts is live in washington, d.c., where the
NBC
Apr 28, 2014 5:00am PDT
. >>> new developments overnight, the president issuing new sanks to russia as tensions increase in ukraine. live update coming up next. >>> the next round between apple and samsung could wrap this week. what is different this time around. >> we are going to be moving forward with an expanded list of individuals and companies that will be affected by sanctions. they remain targeted. my job as commander in chief is to deploy military force as a last resort. and to deploy it wisely. >>> just an hour ago, president obama announced new economic sanctions on russia to try to pressure russian president vladimir putin to pull russian troops out of ukraine. "today in the bay" tracie potts is live on capitol hill with who the president is targeted and how it could hurt the russian economy. tracie? >> hi, the administration said it's already hurting the russian economy and will probably throw them into negative growth, even with these added sanctions that we weren't expecting. remember the president said they were teed up and he has announced more details on what is included in that from washington l
NBC
Apr 28, 2014 4:30am PDT
. when police arrived and both sides began fighting. >>> pro-russia activists seized a television broadcasting center in eastern ukraine started broadcasting russian television. also reports that pro-russian forces have begun taking hostages including supporters and pro-ukraine activists. announced new sanctions that target russia's defense industry and wealthy people who are close to russian president vladimir putin. that announcement came during the president's visit in the philippines this morning. the last stop on a four-country trip to asia. in manila today he signed a ten-year agreement giving the u.s. greater access to philippine bases. the move strengthens security in the region and also allows for a faster response to natural disasters. >>> b.a.r.t. is getting rid of a controversial policy that lets its employees bank on used vacation and sick time. you build it up and then you cash it out. the policy got a lot of attention after a former general manager continued getting a payout from her vacation time and other benefits two years after she stopped working at b.a.r.t. th
NBC
Apr 28, 2014 4:00am PDT
. will announce more serious sanctions against russia later today. let's get right to nbc white house correspondent peter alexander who is traveling with the president in manila. peter, what do you know about the sanctions? >> reporter: betty, good morning to you. president obama said the new sanctions will specifically target russian individuals and companies, those individuals are billionaire cronies of russian president vladimir putin. the words, to create a calibrated effort to change russia's behavior. he says the intention is not to go after putin himself, but to change his calculus. president obama is in this region, the end of a four nation tour before heading home tomorrow with an announcement he made a short time ago that the u.s. has agreed to a ten-year basing deal, which means u.s. military troops, jets, ships will be allowed to use filipino bases in this region. it will give them a better opportunity to help as the u.s. has in terms of humanitarian crises and push back in support of some of their allies in this region which is viewed as chinese aggression, specifically i
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Apr 27, 2014 6:00am PDT
the united states and then the soviet union and now russia. all of this is interrelated. nevertheless, the united states is a big player in asia. the ukraine situation demands attention. vladimir putin is plotting his next moves. the united states has taken a tough stand, but putin isn't listening. we may have an economic war that gets deeper now, which will have pretty wide affects, and the president is trying to manage that very carefully. >> all right, david, appreciate the time. we'll talk with you in a little built to see what else you have coming up on "meet the press" this morning. >> thanks, erica. >> let's go to jenna for a look at the other stores this morning. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the latest on that ferry disaster in south korea. the country's prime minister announced his resignation today over the government's handling over the april 16th sinking. the tragedy has left more than 300 people dead or missing. >>> president obama was in malaysia today where he addressed the recent missing jetliner, saying the u.s. will continue to aid in its se
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Apr 26, 2014 5:30am PDT
, including tough talk from president obama as the u.s. and its allies face off against russia. now new sanctions are likely coming. >>> with the grim search for bodies from that south korean ferry on hold for now we're getting the first look inside the doomed ship, photos posted by a student who sadly is still missing. >> heartbreaking. >>> as we shift gears, a story that has a lot of people talking this morning, buffalo bills cheerleaders will not be on the field this season after several former cheerleaders sued, claiming they were groped, worked long hours with little pay and had to endure things such as the so-called jiggle test. >>> the severe weather trek with millions of people in its path. dylan is tracking it. >> that's why i'm standing. >> i get it now. >> this is how it works today. storms have not yet developed. this whole system is getting its act together. heavier rain to the east of vegas here. this will be our trigger mechanism for how the storms fire up, especially this afternoon and into this evening. we have really warm air out ahead of this, 10 to 15 degrees above a
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